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A Leftist Feministís Journey Out of the Political Faith
FrontPage Mag ^ | Jamie Glazov

Posted on 04/02/2011 8:24:48 AM PDT by ventanax5

Frontpage Interview’s guest today is Rima Greene, a pro-Israel cadre who works half under the radar in Berkeley. She is a former leftist and counter-culture radical who has reinvented herself many times. FP: Rima Greene, welcome to Frontpage Interview. I would like to talk to you today about your own intellectual journey and your thoughts on the anti-Semitism that we find on the Left and feminist Left. Let’s begin with your own background. Tell us about your own leftist past, how you came to the progressive faith and how you experienced it. Greene: My parents were Yiddish-speaking “progressives.” They subscribed to IF Stone’s Weekly. But they were not party-liners. I got the feeling we were isolated partly because of their abhorrence of certain political things that had gone on. The Jewish community was divided around issues of being for or against the Soviet Union. My parents did not take hard-line stances. They mostly were reeling from anti-Semitism. Republicans and Christians were the “other.” We were afraid of them. It was inbred. In high school, I read Ayn Rand and instinctively was attracted to her stance on the inner integrity of the individual. I was horrified by three things I knew about as a teenager: Hitler, Stalin and the Bomb. I was very frightened by people in general, as I understood by age fourteen or fifteen that it took massive complicity to have totalitarian movements like in Germany and Russia.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Israel; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; feminism; israel; left; radical

1 posted on 04/02/2011 8:24:49 AM PDT by ventanax5
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2 posted on 04/02/2011 8:31:00 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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This should work

http://frontpagemag.com/2011/04/01/a-leftist-feminist’s-journey-out-of-the-political-faith/


3 posted on 04/02/2011 8:32:19 AM PDT by ventanax5
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4 posted on 04/02/2011 8:36:00 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory; and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: ventanax5

Some do use their minds and search out the facts that eventually, if their heart is right and they do not hate their fellow man, will lead them to conservative principles that honor God’s will of working no evil against you neighbor who dwells securely by you, also known as the silver rule.
However, the progressives are wicked and evil people who hate God and His Christ and His people Israel and who work actively against God’s Israel and therefore against His Son Jesus Christ our Lord. So many feminists will burn in the hell they worked so hard for.


5 posted on 04/02/2011 8:37:16 AM PDT by kindred (Come Lord Jesus, rule and reign over all thine enemies.)
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What in your view is beneath this? What are the true impulses of the leftist mind-set?

Greene: Tenacious clinging to pacifism and dreams. Look at Michael Lerner, he openly and proudly announces that he doesn’t want to be a realist.

That is the nugget that I found in this article: progressives do not want to be realists.
I guess we are not conservatives we are realists.

6 posted on 04/02/2011 9:01:48 AM PDT by oldbrowser (Blaming the prince of fools shouldn't blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that elected him)
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It is really rather pitiful, the blind state of the Left. It is in fact even mysterious. Puts me in mind of ...
“ many are called, few are chosen “, and it makes me ever so humbly grateful to be Christian. May God keep us.


7 posted on 04/02/2011 9:02:30 AM PDT by RitaOK ( ".)
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They are relativists and believe that the world around them is a construct of their own minds. All they have to do to change the world is dream about the world they want.

If they want world peace, then all they have to do is “envision” world peace.

It is a very narcissistic world view where they believe all reality around them comes from them. They don’t live in the world, they ARE the world.


8 posted on 04/02/2011 9:16:44 AM PDT by seowulf ("If you write a whole line of zeroes, it's still---nothing"...Kira Alexandrovna Argounova)
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